Victoria Crosby, founder of Glen Cove Arts Council has announced that GCAC is sponsoring a poetry contest to celebrate April as poetry month, and the 350th anniversary of Glen Cove..
The contests is open to students in Glen Cove Elementary Schools, Middle and High Schools. The subject is “What I like Best about Glen Cove.” It can be any style of poetry, and there is no entrance fee. The best poems will be chosen by Victoria Crosby, GCAC president and Glen Cove’s poet laureate, and the board members of GCAC. A winner will be selected from each school group.
There will be a prize of $100 for elementary school, and $500 for Middle School and $500 for High School.
A select number of poems will be included in poetry books and some students will have the opportunity to read their work at a poetry reading in Glen Cove, at a venue to be determined, in April, and possibly at other future 350 events.
Entries must include the poem, name, grade, contact information and must be received by April 23, 2018.
Poems and info may be send to GCartscouncil@aol.com, or mailed to GCAC PO Box 27 Glen Cove NY 11542.